HyperDic: lilac

English > 2 senses of the word lilac:
NOUNplantlilacany of various plants of the genus Syringa having large panicles of usually fragrant flowers
ADJECTIVEalllilac, lavender, lilac-coloredof a pale purple color
lilac > pronunciation
Soundslay'lae.k
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English > lilac: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningOf a pale purple color.
Synonymslavender, lilac-colored
BroaderchromaticBeing or having or characterized by hue
Spanishlila, liliáceo
Catalanlila, liliaci
Nounslilacany of various plants of the genus Syringa having large panicles of usually fragrant flowers
English > lilac: 2 senses > noun 1, plant
MeaningAny of various plants of the genus Syringa having large panicles of usually fragrant flowers.
Member ofSyringa, genus Syringagenus of Old World shrubs or low trees having fragrant flowers in showy panicles
NarrowerHimalayan lilac, Syringa emodiRobust upright shrub of mountains of northern India having oblong-elliptic leaves and pale lilac or white malodorous flowers
Hungarian lilac, Syringa josikaea, Syringa josikeacentral European upright shrub having elliptic leaves and upright clusters of lilac or deep violet flowers
Japanese lilac, Syringa villosalilac of northern China having ovate leaves and profuse early summer rose-lilac flowers
Japanese tree lilac, Syringa reticulata, Syringa amurensis japonicasmall tree of Japan having narrow pointed leaves and creamy-white flowers
Persian lilac, Syringa persicasmall densely branching Asiatic shrub having lanceolate leaves and panicles of fragrant lilac flowers
common lilac, Syringa vulgarislarge European lilac naturalized in North America having heart-shaped ovate leaves and large panicles of highly fragrant lilac or white flowers
Broadershrub, bushA low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
Spanishlila
Catalanlila, lilà
Adjectiveslilacof a pale purple color

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